Mask Representing a Ram

style of the Kingdom of Kom, Western Grassfields people, Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa

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19th-early 20th century

Wood

Overall: 16 x 11 1/2 in. (40.6 x 29.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund and the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund

989.34.27052

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Correspondences: African Sculpture at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 1996-March 2, 1997.

Imaging West Africa in Mask and Costume, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 31, 1994-March 5, 1995.

Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1992.

Curator's Choice: Recent Acquisitions and Loans of African Art, Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-March 10, 1991.

Provenance

Private American collection; 1989 purchased from Pace Gallery, New York.

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